Wilma Baumann, 88, of Pekin, IN passed away Wednesday March 24, 2021 at the Villages of Historic Silvercrest. She was born August 20, 1932 to Donovan (Gladys) Rickard and Evelyn (Galen) Terrell.
Wilma was a strong Christian woman and attended the Pekin Church of Christ. She loved gardening and enjoyed her flowers and the vegetables harvested there. She was an avid reader and loved to paint. She was employed by the Pekin Post Office for more than 30 years. A long time resident of Pekin, Wilma was active with the Pekin Historical Society. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.
Wilma was a devoted wife, wonderful mother, sister and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her warm smile, generous spirit and kind heart.
She is survived by her children Barry Baumann, Teresa Cusick (Bill), Patti Motsinger (Mike) and Rick Baumann (Wendy); grandchildren Chad, Melissa, Jennifer, Aaron, Jacqueline, River and Skyler and great grandchildren Rex, Barrett and Stella. Also surviving her are brothers Ivan, Ronald and Tim Rickard and Reggie Terrell, sisters Donna Huffines, Donetta Phillips, Beth Brown, Sherry Starrett, Deana Green, Linda Rexroat and Maurita Green. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband ,William "Bill" Baumann, to whom she was married 46 years. She was also preceded in death by her grandson Ben Motsinger, sisters Carolyn Marshall and June Freels and brothers Fred Terrell, Irvin, Roger and Gary Rickard.
Visitation will be from 2 - 6 pm on Sunday, March 28 and Monday, March 29 at 10 -11am at Dawalt Funeral Home, Salem, Indiana with funeral services on Monday, March 29 at 11 am.
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